INVITATION TO BID: PRINTING, BINDING AND PACKAGING OF THE TWELVE-VOLUME CCP ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILIPPINE ART (EPA)

  1. The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), through its Trust Fund and Corporate Operating Budget 2017 intends to apply the sum of Twenty-Two Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php 22,350,000.00) Vat Inclusive, being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the “Printing, Binding and Packaging of the Twelve-Volume CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (EPA)”.  Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

 

  1. The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) now invites bids for the “Printing, Binding and Packaging of the Twelve-Volume CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (EPA)”. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instruction to Bidders and Terms of Reference.

 

  1. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary pass/fail criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

 

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organization with at least sixty (60) percent interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to commonwealth Act 138.

 

  1. Interested bidders may obtain further information from the Cultural Center of the Philippines and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below every Tuesdays to Fridays 9:00am – 5:00pm.

 

  1. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders starting September 28, 2017 from the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of Php 22,300.00.

 

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity,  provided that Bidders shall pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

 

  1. The CCP will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on October 5, 2017, 2:00pm at the CCP Boardroom 3/F Tanghalang Pambansa, CCP Complex Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City which shall be open to all interested parties who purchased the Bidding Documents.

 

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before October 19, 2017 2:00pm at the CCP Boardroom 3/F Tanghalang Pambansa, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.  All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in the ITB Clause 18.

 

Bid opening shall be on October 19, 2017, 2:00pm at the CCP Boardroom 3/F Tanghalang Pambansa, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

 

  1. The Cultural Center of the Philippines reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

 

  1. For further information, please refer to:

Marites R. Botacion

Cultural Center of the Philippines

CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City

Telephone Nos. (02) 551-0039

maritesrbotacion@gmail.com

Facimile No. (02) 832-5072

 

                                                                                         EVA MARI DG. SALVADOR

                                                                                                   BAC Chairperson